By Jarrod Heil

How to Get Disaster Assistance After a Hurricane

Finding the right words is tough enough to do after suffering a devastating loss due to a hurricane or other natural disaster. Finding the right government assistance programs and nonprofits to help in your greatest time of need can be even tougher.

Fortunately, there are many programs and nonprofits out there that just want to help you get back on your feet - and back into your home.

If your home or personal belongings have been stricken by a natural disaster and the damages aren’t covered under your homeowners, renters or condo insurance policy, the following resources are available to help your recovery process:


Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)


U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

American Red Cross